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FLSmidth: Completely re-engineered Trommel Chassis and Screen Media Package

Copenhagen, Denmark FLSmidth has launched a completely re-engineered trommel chassis and associated screen media package. The new trommel designs have been engineered using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) design calculations to ensure they are structurally sound and will offer excellent service life. The screening media has been custom designed to be less than 25kg per piece which provides safe handling and fast implementation.  Continue reading FLSmidth: Completely re-engineered Trommel Chassis and Screen Media Package

Wirtgen: Bauxite Mining with Surface Miners maximizes Profitability in Guinea

Windhagen, Germany West African Guinea is known for possessing the largest reserves of high-quality bauxite in the world. This potential has prompted the country to continually expand its bauxite mining sector in recent years, making substantial investments. Wirtgen surface miners are playing a decisive role in this development process, as many of the country’s bauxite mining operations rely on Wirtgen’s technology as their standard extraction technique.
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thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions: Record 20.000 tph Stockyard Equipment for BHP South Flank Iron Ore Project

Essen, Germany thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been awarded one of the largest fabrication and construction projects the company has ever handled in Western Australia. Under the contract, thyssenkrupp will design, supply, construct and commission large-scale stockyard machines for the BHP South Flank iron ore project in the central Pilbara region of Western Australia. The contract is valued at approximately €150 million (A$250 million).

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Rio Tinto: Major Investment to sustain Pilbara Iron Ore Production Capacity approved

Melbourne (VIC), Australia Rio Tinto, together with joint venture partners Mitsui and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, have approved an investment of $1.55 billion (Rio Tinto’s 53 per cent share $820 million) to sustain production capacity at two projects which form part of the Robe River Joint Venture in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Continue reading Rio Tinto: Major Investment to sustain Pilbara Iron Ore Production Capacity approved

Metso expands Foundry Capacity to meet growing Demand for Wear Parts in Mining and Aggregates

Helsinki, Finland Metso is investing in the development of its foundry capacity in Vadodara, India. The initial investment includes the acquisition of the property and foundry assets of a privately-owned foundry project, Mega Cast. Metso expects to invest a total of approx. EUR 25 million to purchase the assets and to develop the foundry by 2020.

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Martin Engineering: Conveyor Equipment Manufacturer uses unique Strategy to Control Dust Emissions

Neponset (IL), United States Martin Engineering has helped mitigate dust emissions at the underground limestone mine of a cement production plant by implementing an innovative transfer point solution.  Using a specially-designed dust control unit (DCU) to spray a surfactant onto both sides of the cargo stream during transfer onto the main conveyor, Martin Engineering was able to help Continental Cement Company, LLC, suppress fugitive dust both along the underground belt path and during discharge at the outdoor storage yard. 

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Fluor awarded Contract by BHP for largest Iron Ore Processing Facility ever built in Western Australia

Irving (TX), United States On August 2, 2018, Fluor Corporation announced that it continues to support BHP in the delivery of the South Flank iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which commenced construction in July.  The project will be the largest iron ore processing facility ever built in Western Australia.

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BEUMER wins Contract for Overland Conveyor at Knight Hawk Coal Facility in Illinois, USA

Somerset (NJ), USA BEUMER Corporation’s Conveying and Loading Division has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a nearly four-mile overland conveying system at Knight Hawk Coal’s Prairie Eagle Mine in Illinois. The curved trough overland conveyor system will carry coal from Knight Hawk’s new underground mine portal to its main coal preparation plant at Prairie Eagle.

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Mining Project: Contracts awarded for Mt. Thirsty Cobalt Nickel Oxide Project Pre-Feasibility Study

Perth (WA), Australia – On May 31, 2018, Conico Limited advised that the contracts have been awarded for the Pre-Feasibility Study  for the Mt. Thirsty Cobalt Nickel Oxide Project. The project is a 50/50 Joint Venture with partner Barra Resources Limited.

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FLSmidth: Multiple Buffalo Reclaim Feeder Sizes released to the Market

Copenhagen, Denmark – FLSmidth Buffalo reclaim feeders reclaim stockpiles and deliver ROM material to a conveyor belt, sizer, or other processing equipment. The expanded range of FLSmidth Buffalo reclaim feeders allows customers to select the size best suited for their operational parameters, such as varied discharge heights and loading deck lengths.

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